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Upcycling: ‘We believe there is a second life for everything’, says Rise CEO

“The time is right to focus on upcycling and I’m pleased this conversation is happening,” says Dr. Bertha Jimenez, CEO of New York-based start-up Rise Products, which is increasingly attracting attention for its flour produced from spent brewer’s grains… “I hope upcycling is not a trend but a mainstream practice,” said Dr. Jimenez, who started Rise Products as a side project while she was pursuing her PhD at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering